HAD 14: Ale

We’ve talked about one of the broad categories of beer before: lagers. Well, today we are talking about the other big category: ales. What is an ale? How is it not a lager? How long have we been drinking them? How long will this episode be? You can find out the answer to all these questions and more if you come in, and have a drink.


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Old Ale



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  • Beer: Samuel Adams Scotch Ale

  • Brewery: Samuel Adams Scotch Ale

  • Style: Scotch Ale/ Wee Heavy

  • ABV:  5.5%

  • RateBeer: 64


  • Beer: Robert The Bruce

  • Brewery: Three Floyds

  • Style: Scottish Ale

  • ABV:  6.5%

  • RateBeer: 97

Brittany's Untappd badge so far

Join us in earning the Luck of the Irish badge on Untappd by St. Patrick's Day weekend. Try and find some unique ones! 

Examples of easier ones to find are Harp, Smithwick's (often said as "Smiddicks"), Guinness Stout, Guinness American Blonde Lager, and Guinness Nitro IPA. 


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